Whitburn ( Tyne and Wear
Celestron 8SE, 2x Barlow, Canon 70D ISO 3200 shutter 1/500
ISS as she passed over Whitburn Tyne and Wear
ISS as she passed over tonight
Celestron 8SE, 2x Barlow , Canon 70D ISO 3200 shutter 1/500
The station flies at an average altitude of 248 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth. It circles the globe every 90 minutes at a speed of about 17,500 mph (28,000 kph). In one day, the station travels about the distance it would take to go from Earth to the moon and back.